Calaveras County Reports 21 New COVID-19 Cases

San Andreas, CA – Calaveras reported 21 new COVID-19 cases since last Friday, August 28, and gathered with members in their home to celebrate Labor Day. Of the 21 new cases, eight Avalon Health Care residents are associated with the outbreak of San Andreas.

Calaveras County Public Health Officer Drs. “Labor Day weekend is coming,” says Dean Kelata. As a reminder to people who are not part of your home, you are at risk for COVID-19. Within a few weeks of the Memorial Day and July 4 celebrations, areas of the state saw an increase in cases and hospitals. It is important to find ways to celebrate the holiday while protecting yourself, your family, or your community from the spread of COVID-19, “Dr. Kelita also advises, “Facing physical distraction, covering face, testing, washing your hands often, if you are ill, stay home and avoid any gatherings where physical disturbances and masking are not followed. is. ”

Calaveras Public Health also provided more information about the blueprint for a safer economy Tier 2 is in Red Level County. Calaveras The county is in Tier 2, the new 4 risk level system’s Red and Substantial Risk category with Purple 1 and the highest risk. State of Public Health; At a minimum, counties must remain at a level for at least three weeks before proceeding. The data is reviewed weekly and updated on Tuesday. To proceed, a county must meet the next level criteria for the next two weeks. If a county’s metrics deteriorate for two consecutive weeks, it will be assigned a more restrictive level. The state has defined occupational zone restrictions which can be seen here.

The Calaveras Public Health staff continues to investigate new cases that determine that individuals can have close personal contact with and contact any person as needed. The 21 new cases include 3 women and 2 men aged between 18 and 49, 4 women between 50–64, and 9 women and 3 men over 65 years of age. 15 cases were registered in district 1, 1 case in district 2, and 3 cases in each of 3 and 5 and 4 cases in the district. There were no cases to report in District 2.

To date, there are 257 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Calaveras County. Of these, 214 have been recovered while 41 cases are active. There have been two coronavirus-related deaths in the county and two are currently hospitalized.